Abacus Technology is seeking a Sr. Network Engineer to provide technical support for the US Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) in Quantico. This is a full-time position.
Function as a senior technical expert for network engineering and administration. Install, configure, operate and maintain network equipment such as cable, switches, routers, firewalls, network monitoring devices, network management platforms. Identify and analyze network issues. Provide network engineering and technical services on AFOSI operational enclaves, AFOSI to AFNET points of presence and local testing network. Build and implement network solutions, install and maintain network equipment, and troubleshoot/resolve network issues. Develop and maintain network baseline documentation in accordance with configuration management standards.
10 years of experience in IT field, with at least 6 years of experience in network engineering/administration. Bachelor’s degree in a related field desired. Must be certified at IAT Level II (e.g., CCNA Security, Security+, or other certification satisfying DoD 8570 certification requirements). Cisco certification desired. Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining network equipment with thorough knowledge of routers, switches, and firewalls. Experience with Cisco Multilayer network routers and switches, McAfee Firewall Enterprise (Sidewinder Admin Console). Experience with network monitoring and management using an automated solution. Able to assess infrastructure, identify areas for improvement, and recommend solutions. Able to provide technical guidance and direction to system administrators and help desk technicians. Extensive experience with security as it pertains to network architecture, desktops, laptops, servers, firewalls, routers, and intrusion detection systems (IDS). Experience with USAF IT environment and networks. Must have good communication skills and an ability to conceptualize network infrastructures. Able to work independently or as part of a team and interact professionally within all levels of an organization. Must be a US citizen and hold a Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.